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America 1930-1939: Fashion Research Article from American Decades

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The most well-known American designer of the 1930s was Hawes, whose appreciation of the power of the press catapulted her into prominence. In 1932 she took a collection of twenty-five dresses and held a fashion show in Paris on the Fourth of July to prove that Americans could produce lovely, stylish clothes. Later that year, at the lowest point of the Depression, she rallied spirits by designing for tony Lord and Taylor a ready-made checkered dress and dark coat combination for $10.75, one-tenth of the cost of her custom pieces.

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